Georgia on my mind

As the Chair of the Abortion Rights Campaign, I follow most of the ups and downs, highs and lows of the fights for control over our bodies, for women not to be treated like baby-carrying vessels and for the choice, to decide how, when and how many children we have. I was overjoyed when Ireland...
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Open letter to The Mayor of London: Support the pro-choice majority

Join Abortion Rights standing up to anti-abortion bullies, sign the letter below.  Download the letter here Find out more about March for Choice here A woman accessing abortion in the UK should be entitled to safe and unobstructed access. From the moment she makes her decision, every step of the way should be planned and...
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AGM & PUBLIC MEETING

AGM & Public Meeting 2019  Pro-Choice Public Meeting, 12.00pm – Everyone welcome The Road to Abortion Reform Phew! It’s been an extraordinary few years for abortion rights; we’ve celebrated 50 years of the Abortion Act in Great Britain, seen the historic Repeal the 8th movement triumph in the Republic of Ireland and witnessed the incredible...
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#WhyDecrim Event

On the 10th of October, Abortion Rights held a public meeting with a panel discussion in Parliament. We bought together MPs, campaigners and healthcare providers together to the case of why abortion needs to be decriminalised across the UK. Abortion remains a crime across the UK, with a maximum sentence of life in prison. Abortion Rights...
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Pope Francis compares abortion to hiring a hitman

Abortion Rights’ response to Pope Francis likening abortion to hiring a ‘contract killer’ Kerry Abel, Chair of Abortion Rights says ‘These comments from Pope Francis are disappointing and out of touch. Polling shows that even committed Catholics often ignore these comments and do what is best for their families and their lives.’ Sarah Cartin, Christians...
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